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The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing, urban-serving university that is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
UW Tacoma has an outstanding opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor 2.
Supervise maintenance and operation work on campus buildings, grounds, equipment, and other facilities.
Supervise tradesworkers performing maintenance and operation work in the fields of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, sheet metal, roofing, etc. Supervise lead workers and various journey tradesworkers and helpers. Responsibility includes cost projections, billing, and material control.
Supervise full-time journey and lead workers in operation, installation, repair maintenance, and alteration of plant facilities and equipment; coordinate with, and advise trade/maintenance supervisors on job requirements;
Read plans and blueprints; determine scope of work, materials needed, their cost, and availability; write specifications for projects; and prepare documents for contracts;
Assist in the development of the departmental procedures, policies, and budgets; make cost estimates of construction, remodeling, and special projects;
Select, train, and evaluate employees; participate in employee discipline;
Order and approve purchase of equipment materials and maintain an adequate inventory of required supplies to carry on shop or maintenance work;
Inspect campus building; develop preventative maintenance programs on buildings and facilities and incorporate within department computer management maintenance system (eMaint);
Enforce safety rules and regulations;
Maintain records on work performed; write reports as required;
Perform related duties as required.
Three years' full-time experience as a journey tradesworker, or General Maintenance Mechanic II, or equivalent; including one year, full-time experience in a lead or supervisory capacity. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Five to seven years full-time experience as a journey trade-worker, including three to five years full-time experience in a lead or supervisory capacity. DDC Controls, Electrical and HVAC experience is highly desirable; Computer Management Maintenance System (CMMS) experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.